Iain Armitage Biography
Iain Armitage is an American Actor and TV Personality who is best known for starring in the CBS series “Young Sheldon.” He appears as Sheldon Cooper in the series.
Iain Armitage Movies and TV Shows / Career
Armitage’s passion for live theater and performing drove him to pursue acting. His resume grows each and every day. In the year 2021, he was named among the “Top 10 Actors to Watch” of the fall season by Variety. He burst onto the acting scene when he was 7 years old.
Over the course of his career, he has appeared on various big and small screens. He was a prequel to The Big Bang Theory, and guest starred as Ziggy Chapman in Big Little Lies. He also made appearances in “Our Souls at Night” (the Netflix feature) opposite Robert Redford and Jane Fonda, I’m Not Here (an independent feature) with J.K Simmons, and “The Glass Castle” (Lionsgate’s) with Naomi Watts, Woody Harrelson, and Brie Larson.
Armitage also has a love for live theater. He was excited to be part of a workshop for the new musical Millions. Armitage likes attending multiple Broadway shows as his schedule allows. He also likes to offer critiques of Broadway performances on “IainLovesTheatre,” his YouTube channel.
In the years 2017 and 2016, Armitage had the chance to merge his passion for theater with work when he covered the red carpet for the Tony Awards. During Armitage’s leisure, he likes to perform magic tricks or tap dance. He holds a brown belt in Tae Kwon Do. He is based in Virginia when he is not filming.
Iain Armitage Age
Armitage is 14 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 15, 2008, in Georgia, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 15th of July every year.
Iain Armitage Height
Armitage stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 1 inch (1.55 m).
Iain Armitage Family
Armitage was born to Euan Morton (father) and Lee Armitage (mother). His mother is a theater producer. He has a grandfather called Richard Lee Armitage, a former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State. Armitage was named after an English actor, Sir Ian McKellen. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his parents. Armitage has a twin sister, Raegan Revord (Missy on Young Sheldon), whom he says he has a strong bond with.
Iain Armitage Father
Armitage’s father Euan Morton is a Scottish award-winning singer and actor who is best known for portraying Boy George in the musical Taboo. Since July 2017, Euan has been portraying King George in the musical Hamilton on Broadway. He is 45 years old as of 2022 having been born on August 13, 1977, in Bo’ness, Scotland.
Iain Armitage Girlfriend
Armitage is not dating anyone at the moment. There are also no rumors about him being in any past relationship. However, there will be an update as soon as it is available in the limelight.
Iain Armitage Net Worth
Armitage has an annual estimated net worth ranging from $2 Million to $5 Million.
Iain Armitage Young Sheldon
Armitage is one of the main characters of the CBS sitcom Young Sheldon where he appeared as Sheldon Cooper. In the series, he was cast as Sheldon the son of George Cooper Sr.(Lance Barber) and Mary Cooper (Zoe Perry), and Georgie’s (Montana Jordan) younger brother and the older fraternal twin brother of Missy (Raegan Revord).
Sheldon is academically gifted and well-versed in various branches of mathematics and science. He has a sense of superiority over everyone around him, and at times lacks a full understanding of social cues. Young Sheldon is a spin-off prequel to The Big Bang Theory and Armitage has played a lead role from 2017 to the present. The show has so far released 5 seasons and the sixth season is set to be released in 2023.
Iain Armitage Big Little Lies
When Armitage was making his acting debut, he appeared alongside various of Hollywood’s biggest names, where he portrayed “Ziggy Chapman” on “Big Little Lies” (the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning HBO limited series). The series was based on Liane Moriarty’s best-selling novel, written for the screen by David E. Kelley.
Iain Armitage Gay
There was a hint that Armitage (Sheldon) may be gay in the 100th episode of the film Young Sheldon. However, Armitage is not gay, he is straight. The Big Bang Theory proved this since he dated and eventually married Amy (Mayim Bialik). Another prove is that he dated Mandy (Emily Osment) in the film “Young Sheldon.”